It’s getting tougher and tougher out there to find a home to buy in Los Angeles with the low inventory, so if your are moving to Los Angeles or downsizing your home, then a rental is going to be the way to go.
Not that rentals are easy to find. The minute the good ones come on the market they are gone. But if you know what you want and move quickly then you stand a good chance of finding the right property. This will give you a good amount of time for inventory to build and for you to find a Los Angeles home to buy since rental terms are usually for one year.
How can you make the chances for finding a good rental easier? Broaden your requirements.
You may want a 3-bedroom. Can you make do with a 2-bedroom? If so you will have more choices
You want inside laundry. Can you make do with a community laundry? Again more choices.
You want a pool? Absolutely necessary? There may be the perfect place without one.
Can you live without hardwood floors? Most places will have installed new carpet. Will that do?
Do you have to have an upgraded kitchen and bathroom? The place may be lovely, and completely functional, but original.
If you don’t intend to live in a rental property for more than a year, then you may be able to look past the things you are going to want in a permanent home. It will make things much easier in a competitive rental market.
Homes for rent in Los Angeles
Buying or Selling Los Angeles Real Estate
Buying or selling a Los Angeles home can be a daunting process in a city this size, especially if you’re new to L.A. Town. You’ll need a resident expert to show you around and help you narrow down the areas where you might like to live. I will help you find the perfect home in the right area to fit your lifestyle, budget and needs!
When I list and sell Los Angeles homes for my clients I strive to make the experience a pleasant one. My mission is to provide outstanding service while utilizing the best practices and systems available.
If you are an absentee owner, you’ll need someone to handle all the details that you can’t handle remotely. That’s where I come in – I’m there when you can’t be. I also specialize in lease property in Los Angeles.
Westside Los Angeles Real Estate, including, but not limited to:
- Westwood Real Estate – Westwood single family homes, Westwood condominiums, Wilshire Corridor condominiums, Century City condominiums
- Brentwood Real Estate – Brentwood single family homes, Brentwood condominiums
- Santa Monica Real Estate – Santa Monica single family homes, Santa Monica condominiums
- Beverly Hills Real Estate – Beverly Hills single family homes, Beverly Hills condominiums
- Culver City Real Estate – Culver City homes
- Silver Lake Real Estate – Silver Lake single homes
- Echo Park Real Estate – Echo Park homes
For more information on how I can best serve your Los Angeles real estate needs, don’t hesitate to fill out the contact form or give me a call at 310-473-6919.